Dear Friends of RiverQuest and Partners in Education,
The RiverQuest Board of Directors announced recently that the nonprofit is actively seeking to merge with another agency to preserve its river-based education program. The RiverQuest board hopes to identify a merge partner or else make the difficult decision to close. Click here to read the press release.
At this time, all programs will run as scheduled through June 30, 2014. As you can see, our spring season is quite busy! Additional information will be posted as it becomes available. Please feel free to contact RiverQuest with any questions at 412-231-2712.
Help RiverQuest welcome 3,000 students on board this spring! Log on Tuesday, May 6 from 6:00 AM until 12:00 midnight to participate in the May 6 Day of Giving (replaces the previous October events).
Click here for more information, and thanks in advance for your support!
Family Saturday Sails begin May 3
Add a RiverQuest sail to your Saturday in the city, starting on Saturday, May 3. Three one-hour sails feature hands-on activities that give a whole new view of our living rivers. Special activities for early learners and an opportunity for kids to earn a RiverWorks Discovery® fun badge make this an opportunity for the whole family to enjoy. Click here for more information.
AEP Towboat open for tours on June 1
RiverWorks Discovery® and AEP River Operations are offering free tours of the M/V Chuck Zebula, one of the big towboats of the AEP River Operations fleet. The vessel will dock at the Gateway Clipper Fleet at Station Square on Sunday, June 1, and free tours will happen from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Come take the tour and learn more!
RiverQuest seeking merger partner
In a recent article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and through a press release that was reported through other local media sources, the RiverQuest Board of Directors announced the RiverQuest is actively seeking to merge with another agency in order to preserve its river-based education programming. To read the entire press release, click here.